EVENTS AT THE FAIR ArtFairPH/Talks

Schedule of Talks

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Modes, Moods, and Media
Friday, 07 May 2021
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
In this session, four artists will discuss their artistic approaches to media such as video, the Internet and Artificial Intelligence (AI) and explore the intersections between traditional and contemporary modes of artmaking. The session will also exchange the artists' insights on the recent swift shift to the virtual space, forced by the pandemic. How would the digital and online platforms affect our experience and perception of art?  Moderated by Load na Dito (Mark Salvatus and Mayumi Hirano)
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The Artist Journey: A Chat with Three Artists and Their Journey into Making NFTs
Friday, 07 May 2021
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
We explore with Xlvrbk (@xlvrbk), squirterer (@hidetheblade) and Shelly Soneja (@shellysoneja) on how and when they first heard about crypto and crypto art. Why did they take the plunge? What has been their experience in the space thus far?
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Early Blockchain Art with Harm van den Dorpel of left gallery
Saturday, 08 May 2021
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Harm van den Dorpel, artist and co-founder of left gallery, shares some of pre-NFT artwork exhibited by his gallery. These digital pieces explored some early blockchain-related concepts that expand the digital artspace today.
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Expanded Printmaking
Sunday, 09 May 2021
01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
The art of fine print has a long history in the Southeast Asian region, dating as far back as pre-colonial times. Contemporary printmakers continue to traverse through its traditional techniques and processes as well as to expand the forms and contexts of this graphic medium. Malaysian printmaker Juhari Said proposes the session title “Expanded Printmaking”, a trajectory which he and colleagues in the region have pursued for over a decade. Together with Filipino printmaker Ambie Abaño.
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NFT: A New Revolution or the Emperor’s New Clothes?
Sunday, 09 May 2021
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Are NFTs just a passing fad for a global artworld that’s currently grounded? This international panel-discussion will focus on the recent hype surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs), or cryptocurrency’s answer to the unique art object, and assess what it means for the practice of art around the world.
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Luzviminda: A look into the inner workings of a start-up archive for Philippine Photography
Monday, 10 May 2021
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Katya Guerrero (Founder), Lara de Los Reyes (Digitization and Photo Restoration), Miguel Gomez II (Post-Processing and File Management), Louis de Mesa (Printing and Framing) with special guest JPaul Manzanilla (Art Historian) will give annotations about Philippine photography as the Luzviminda team discuss their challenges.
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A Conversation on Residencies
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
A panel discussion with the five residency program hosts to inaugurate the newly-launched section of the fair, ArtFairPH/Residencies.
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Artificial Scarcity with Sam Hart
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Sam Hart, scientist, artist, and researcher; Sam Hart shares a lecture on ‘Artificial Scarcity’ from an aesthetic standpoint, particularly works that engage blockchains as a medium for art
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AFP x Daata presents: Petra Cortright, Jeremy Couillard, and Keiken
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Join Daata founder David Gryn, artists Petra Cortright, Jeremy Couillard, and Keiken, in a discussion of their work presented for Art Fair Philippines 2021.

The talk is moderated by Tyler Woolcott of Founder and Director, StudioVisit.
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Fernando Zóbel and the Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Cuenca
Thursday, 13 May 2021
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
This illustrated talk will explore the unique career of artist and collector Fernando Zóbel (1924–1984) with art historian, Dr. Anne Wieck, Ph. D
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Emerging Forms, Spaces, and Ideas: Conversations with Cebuano Artists
Friday, 14 May 2021
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Cebuano artists, Russ Ligtas, Kolown, Ivy Marie Apa, and Ronyel Compra, will discuss their creative practices that expand their local geographical connection, explore unusual artistic forms, and engage relevant societal issues. Moderated by Fr. Jason Dy SJ
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Introduction to Fine Art Conservation
Friday, 14 May 2021
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
A talk by UK-based Painting Conservator and Art Historian Angelica Pediconi. Moderated by Boots Herrera.
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How to Become a Crypto Artist with Luis Buenaventura
Friday, 14 May 2021
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Luis Buenaventura, a blockchain entrepreneur and crypto artist conducts a ‘how to NFT’ session directed towards everyone that wants to participate in the cryptoart ecosystem.
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What's Next for NFTs with Colin Goltra of Narra Gallery, Fewocious, and Parrott
Saturday, 15 May 2021
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Narra Gallery founder, Colin Goltra, sits down with some of the most prominent crypto artists in the space to discuss all things NFTs and some thoughts looking into its future.
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